Workshop for Researchers from Greenland, Iceland and Faroe Islands

A workshop for researchers from Greenland, Iceland and Faroe Islands will take place from August 19th to 21st in the Nordic House in Tórshavn. The workshop is funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

The workshop will provide the researchers with an opportunity to delve into areas of scientific significance and shared interest. The workshop intends to be a platform for meaningful exchange of ideas, insights and experiences and the kick-off of future scientific cooperation within the West Nordic community.

The workshop has no thematic restrictions but will operate under certain key words:

Green energy; Social Sciences; Security/Geopolitics; Ocean, Climate, and the Blue Economy; Sustainability and Culture; and Health/Genetics.

The workshop is organized by the Research Council of the Faroe Islands, the Greenland Research Council, Rannís – The Icelandic Centre for Research, and the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network,

It is expected that 50-60 participants in total from Greenland, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands, will participate in the workshop.

The application deadline is April 24th.

Persons living in Greenland and Iceland may also apply for travel grants.

The call for applications with further details can be seen here.

Applications for participation in the workshop can be submitted here.


Secretary Maliina Jensen, Greenland Research Council, e-mail:, tel.: (+299) 361200.

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